Eggs-cellent!

With Easter coming up this weekend, I’ve been seeing eggs and egg projects fly through my reader at an incredible pace!  Personally, I LOVE me some eggs: decorated, deviled, scrambled, baked in a pie (or a quiche, as it were).  Here are some fabulous options for your Easter or any …

Happy 2010!

And welcome 2011!  This first year of blogging (seriously) has been a great one, and I’m looking forward to all the creativity that will come out next year!  Here’s just a quick image of what’s happened this year! Thanks for visiting, and see you next year!

Anytime freebie craft: fabric cards

Finding myself with a little extra time over the break, but no money, I decide to take the path less traveled this year regarding our holiday cards to friends and family.  I pulled out my collection of scraps, ribbons, baubles, and Wonder Under, and proceeded to make a collection of …

NOMday: Apple Tart

One of my gift requests for this holiday was a food processor.  I’m an inefficient chef at best, and anything that will make my construction easier and more consistent is a friend to me!  I received a Cuisinart from my parents and tried it out immediately upon my arrival home …

Happy Holidays!

My Christmas consisted of snow crab legs, cookies, and a lot of tissues as I inherited Nick’s cold, but it was delightful nonetheless.  I enjoyed the company of my family and the special delight of my nephew in his gifts.  I was also gifted a special present that I requested …

A Costumed Christmas

My five-year-old nephew is on a serious cowboy kick lately, and I was asked by my mother (his grandma!) to make a ‘real cowboy vest’ as a gift.  However, as I am completely tapped out on funds by this point (thanks student teaching =p), I wanted to see if I …

A copper Christmas

Copper is one of my favorite materials, both as a jeweler and a decorator.  It’s warm, glowing, and rosy, and can compliment so many palettes, from equally warm colors to bringing a sparkle to cooler choices (give me a copper and amethyst necklace any day!).  Gold and silver are the …

I’m dreaming…

…of a pink Christmas!  Maybe a little girl you know is insisting on a princess theme… or maybe you just love pink!  Check out this inspiration for a pink Christmas theme! Sources: Lacy paper snowflake tutorial at How About Orange.  Pink “Dream” Bird at Fancy This!  Pink Glass High Heels …

Favorite Holiday Decorations from the Blogosphere!

There are so many gorgeous decorations out there… I expect I’ll be spending a lot of time in the next few weeks sharing some of my favorite finds!  Many of these will be DiY and very inexpensive – or at least have the potential – because of course we need …